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I stood by
the blankest
lake’s misprints
I stood toe to toe
this mousetrap land
annotated a body
bushfire.
I swear I didn’t mean it.
If theology is “a rhapsody of ill-invented nonsense,” don’t Mama’s beads start to take on real significance?

Text by Jordan Scott. Prompt: 1877 – Crazy Horse and his warriors fight their last battle against the United States Cavalry at Wolf Mountain, Montana Territory.

Text by Christof Migone. Prompts: texts by Jordan and Kathryn plus the prompts they chose.

Text by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer. Prompt: 1697 – Last execution for blasphemy in Britain; of Thomas Aikenhead, student, at Edinburgh.

Todays Calls is part of the Phone Works series by Christof Migone. Website design by Endless Commons. Thanks to the Ontario Arts Council.